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Israel (Izzy) C. Kalman, MS Nationally Certified School Psychologist

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  • Master of Science in Clinical Psychology, 1978, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital Philadelphia, PA
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, 1974, The College of the City of New York, New York, NY


  • Israel Registry of Psychologists
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist (U.S.)
  • New York State Certified School Psychologist
  • New York City Licensed Bilingual School Psychologist


  • Instructor, Taazumot, Israel, 2015 – Present
  • Seminar Instructor, Cross Country University, 2002 – Present
  • Online Instructor, The Professional Learning Board, 2010 – Present
  • Online Instructor, Udemy: How to Treat Victims of Bullying
  • Instructor, The Drama Therapy Institute
  • Director/Instructor, Bullies to Buddies, 2001 – Present
  • School Psychologist, New York City Board of Education, 1988-2002
  • School Psychologist/ Counselor, Ministry of Education, Israel, 1978-1988
  • Psychotherapist, Private Practice, 1985-Present
  • Mentor, Psychologists-In-Training, Long Island University, 1995, 2000
  • Instructor, Group Dynamics, The College of Eilat, Israel, 1985-1986


  • Board of Directors, A Moment of Silence
  • Education Editor, The Moral Liberal
  • Contributing Author, Mercatornet

MEMBERSHIPS (Past and Present)

  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • Israel Psychological Association
  • New York Association of School Psychologists
  • International School Psychology Association
  • International Society for Research on Aggression
  • Richmond County Psychological Association
  • Academy of Medicine of Richmond, Pediatric Section
  • United Federation of Teachers


  • Bullies to Buddies: How to Turn Your Enemies into Friends (Book for youth)
  • Bullies to Buddies: A Torah Guide for Turning Your Enemies into Friends (book for Jewish observant youth)
  • How to Stop Being Teased and Bullied Without Really Trying (Audio CD program/online manual)
  • A Revolutionary Guide to Reducing Aggression between Children (Manual for parents and teachers)
  • Victim-Proof Your School (bullying reduction program for schools–2DVDs plus Trainer’s Manual)
  • Turning Workplace Hostility into Harmony (DVD)
  • Super-Dren: The De-Victimizer (comic book created with Chari Pere)
  • From Soulmates to Cellmates: Let the Golden Rule Save Your Marriage (DVD)
  • Be Strong, Stop Bullying Foster Care Guide (Book for foster parents)
  • A Quick, Fun Method for Teaching Kids How to Stop Being Victims. Chapter in School Rampage Shootings and Other Youth Disturbances: Early Preventative Interventions, Edited by Dr. Kathleen Nader.
  • A Powerful Psychotherapeutic Approach to the Problem of Bullying. Article in the Fall 2010 issue of Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association
  • Why Psychology is Failing to Solve the Problem of Bullying. Article in June, 2013 issue of International Journal for World Peace
  • Numerous other articles in professional journals, newspapers, popular magazines and parenting publications


  • Creator/Author,
  • Author of Psychology Today blog, A Psychological Solution to Bullying
  • Producer and Host of Community Television Program, “Help! They’re Driving Me Crazy!”
  • TEDx Talk, How to Win the War Against Bullying
  • Guest on numerous local and national radio and TV shows

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